On the costs of treating charter schools as part of a broader “school choice” movement.
On how tests aren’t a major problem in public education…but test prep might be.
On the education debates we’re currently avoiding.
On problems with English learner accountability in the Every Student Succeeds Act.
On how the Trump Administration is bringing its assault on immigrant families into its education policies.
Thoughts on the 15th anniversary of No Child Left Behind’s passage.
On how the country’s latest K–12 education law is (as I predicted!) failing to protect underserved kids.
Donald Trump, Betsy DeVos, and the Republican Party may support charter schools, but that doesn’t mean that charter school educators are willing and/or able to overlook the full range of their education proposals. If we lower high school graduation standards, we shouldn’t cheer ensuing increases in graduation rates.
The Party of Trump is poised to eliminate key civil rights protections for underserved kids.
New column at the 74 Million on how today’s kindergartners look nothing like Trump’s voter base.